Storm Dennis: Man dies in sea off Kent as Met Office issues new ‘high impact’ weather warning

Kate Ng, Peter Stubley
A car is stuck in flood water near Peasmarsh, Somerset, on Thursday February 13, 2020: PA

Storm Dennis was forecast to cause widespread disruption across the UK as the country battened down its hatches for the second stormy weekend in a row.

Multiple severe weather warnings for heavy rain and strong winds were issued by the Met Office as deep floodwater threatened “danger to life”.

Flights were grounded for safety reasons, with British Airways and easyJet confirming cancellations. Passengers were advised to check their airline’s website for latest updates.

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